Malampa Province

Malampa in Vanuatu

Malampa is one of the six provinces of Vanuatu, located in the center of the country and consisting of three main islands:

It includes a number of other islands – the small islands of Uripiv, Norsup, Rano, Wala, Atchin and Vao off the coast of Malakula, and the volcanic island of Lopevi (currently uninhabited). Also included are the Maskelynes Islands and some more small islands along the southcoast of Malakula.

The province's name is derived from the initial letters of MALakula, AMbrym, PAama.


It has a population of 36,722 (2009 census) [1] people and an area of 2,779 km². Its capital is Lakatoro on Malakula.


Name Population Area in km2
Akhamb 646
Ambrym 7,275 678
Arseo 0
Atchin 738
Avock 241
Khoti 14
Lopevi 0
Malakula 22,934 2,041
Maskelynes Islands 1,022
Norsup 88
Paama 1,627
Rano 304
Tomman 253
Uri 28
Uripiv 384
Vao 898
Wala 270




  1. 2009 Census Summary release final - Government of Vanuatu

Coordinates: 16°15′S 167°45′E / 16.250°S 167.750°E / -16.250; 167.750

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